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is the flexible built-in message reader in Emacs. It supports reading and composing both news and mail. It can also use web-based sources as inputs for its groups.

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How to avoid echo area conflict between gnus and emacs-pinentry?

I use GNU Pass for my password manager, emacs-pinentry for my GPG pinentry, and Gnus as my mail reader. This has created a problem for me when Gnus and emacs-pinentry both need to use the echo area/...
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nnimap-finish-retrieve-group-infos: End of file during parsing

I read my mails with gnus (emacs master 30.0.50/windows11/mingw64), it used to work very well but suddenly, I now run into the following error : nnimap-finish-retrieve-group-infos: End of file during ...
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Can't enter Gnus folder because *Group* buffer read-only

I have a working Gnus setup for email on one machine. I am now trying to create slightly more modular setup on a second machine. When I start Gnus on the second machine, mail is read and the group ...
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Changing the name of newsrc.eld

Is it possible to change the name of Gnus' newsrc.eld? My use-case is that I want to use the same Emacs setup on various machines, which are either work machines or private machines. The Gnus ...
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Fetching news articles from plain html website

Problem setting: my school has an official website with a news section where news articles get posted every now and then. The problem with this site is that the search function is somewhat broken and ...
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GNUS seems lost network but connections resume after browsing with EWW

I subscribe to a few RSS feeds on GNUS. After upgrading EMACS to 28.1 (GNUS v5.13), every time GNUS opens it just shows "no news is good news". From the *Message* buffer, I can see a few ...
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Emacs GNUS change navigation keys to C-hjkl

I would like to use C-hjkl to navigate in gnus, so I wrote module for that keymap like this: (require 'gnus) ;; GNUS crashed without this on `Key sequence C-h k starts with non-prefix key C-h` (...
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Set Mark on articles that have process marks

How can I set a “mark” (for example, mark as read) all the articles that currently have “process marks”? This is confusing to talk about since there are two very distinct “mark” concepts in Gnus. As ...
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Aging nonprogrammer wants to hire someone to restore Gnus

I need, and am ready to pay for, help in restoring my Gnus, which I had used for many years but has not worked since January. I am not a programmer, and am edging into senile dementia, so I would ...
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Imap search in gnus incorrectly returing empty group

I currently have three email accounts I use and access with gnus. After a recent upgrade to emacs 28.1 I lost the ability to search the mail for one of these addresses. They are all initiated ...
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Gnus cannot start external w3m: no such file or directory

while I am using Emacs as an editor for years on my Macbook (OSX 10.13), I only recently started again to launch external commands by using Gnus. While this answer helped me to fix calls to uncompface,...
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Emacs GNUS Fullscreen Article, Args out of range: 0

I'm trying to get GNUS to show article fullscreen after select on summary screen. I found out about gnus-buffer-configuration variable where is configuration of how screen should by displayed. I also ...
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How to version control newsrc, e.g. Gnus .newsrc.eld in git

BRIEF: like the title says, I want to know how best to version control newsrc files such as Gnus .newsrc.eld and possibly the legacy .newsrc By "version control" I mean something like git/...
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Display attachment to mu4e message (a PDF) in the same window rather than new frame

I am using mu4e and pdf-tools. Whenever I go to open an attached pdf (e.g., with gnus-article-press-button) the attachment pops open in a new frame. How can I control where it pops up? Looking at that ...
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Start external process and communicate with it as soon as send messages

I use gnus configured to read mails from the davmail IMAP server. This one is used to read mails from outlook and translate them according to the IMAP protocol. When I start gnus, I configured emacs ...
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Run elisp function in html encoded part of mime handle

I am a newbie at handling MIME lists in emacs. I want to edit the mu4e-action-view-in-browser function so that before an email is displayed on a web browser all of its Microsoft Safelinks urls are ...
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Trouble with gnus imap / outlook on windows 10

I successfully installed gnus with imap backend to access the outlook messaging service. I could not make gnus access directly the exchange server by imap so, I settled davmail which acts as a local ...
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"Read error Is a directory /home/ngaroe/.emacs-mail-crash-box"

The version of emacs I'm using is 27.1-r4 (Gentoo description). My .gnus file is (setq gnus-select-method '(nnmaildir ".maildir" (directory "~/.nnmaildir")) mail-sources '((...
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How to open .eml files with mu4e?

I would like to be able to open .eml files with mu4e and read them like regular mails. I've seen a solution for Gnus, but I would like to stay with mu4e. Any ideas?
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GNUS says sending email failed, but mail was sent [Unable to open server nnimap]

I have tried solve this for many many hours ;( macOS 11.1, Emacs 27.1 (brew), Gnus 5.13, msmtp 1.8.14 (brew) I use GNUS to read maildir that is synced using mbsync. I can read mail using GNUS but ...
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Opening Gnus messages to the full height of the screen

I recently switched from RMAIL to GNUS. In RMAIL one views email messages in full screen and presses "n" to go to the next message or "p" to go to the previous one. I have also ...
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How to ensure that gnus only check for new messages in my subscribed groups

Gnus scans thousands of groups on the news server upon startup. How do I restrict it to only my subscribed groups? Edit: This happens despite having set gnus-default-subscribed-newsgroups to true in ...
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Gnus required an updated Google password and now will not send messages

emacs 25 on linux Debian; On a running computer which had been largely ignored for a couple of years, I loaded gnus and was prompted for my google password. I updated my google password, entered it, ...
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Reply with Gnus: `S L` vs `F`

With Gnus, I got into the habit of replying to messages with the shortcut F, whether they come from private exchanges, forums or mailing lists. The problem is for the latter: when I reply to a message ...
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How to protect myself from my own mistakes?

I use Emacs for programming and also read mail in Gnus. My problem is that I'm typing fast, switching buffers and Windows etc, and too often accidentally hit some key that is bound to some command ...
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How to make email in emacs work with an Oauth2 requirement?

I have been using gnus for my various email accounts for years, but now my university has moved to outlook.office365 which requires oauth2. I can see that there is an oauth2 package for emacs, but no ...
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How to avoid own address in Cc with `gnus-summary-followup`

I receive an email sent also to other people in Cc. If I reply to it with gnus-summary-followup, Gnus includes me in the Cc list. How can I avoid that?
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Gnus fails opening larger imap group

If I try to open an larger imap group (a few thousand messages both read and unread) Gnus gives a warning: Wrong number of arguments: #, 2 And the Summary window is empty or it contains only some of ...
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Apply buffer-local function inside another function in temporary buffer

Elisp newbie here, I am trying to filter MS safelinks from an org-mode icalendar event, which gets saved by the gnus-icalendar:org-event-save function. I have created a function that filters the MS ...
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gnus: fetch mails over IMAP from Outlook mail server

I'm trying to enable gnus to work with Outlook server (https://outlook.office.com/owa). At first I tried to re-use my old configuration for gmail (which worked fine for several years), but it didn't ...
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Error message when posting to GMANE

When trying to post to GMANE, I get an error message: 441 You need a valid email address to post: Invalid response from SMTP server mail.inka.de: 550-Verification failed for auth@gmane-mx.org Couldn’...
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Separate auth-sources for Tramp and Gnus, or disable auth-sources for Tramp?

I have passwords stored in .authinfo.gpg file which I only need for Gnus. I never store passwords for machines or localhost in this .authinfo.gpg file (or in any other file). The problem is when I ...
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mu4e (gnus) MS safelinks decoder

Today I got scared after noticing how many Microsoft ATP Safelinks had made their way into my org-mode calendar file. Therefore, is it possible to create a URL decoder to bypass Microsoft Safelinks ...
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Save attachments

I'm trying to simply save attachments in Gnus. I've read this: https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual///html_node/mh-e/Viewing-Attachments.html and, I don't have mm-decode installed. For some ...
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Reading a Maildir with Gnus

I have a directory ~/mail containing directories and Maildirs. I was hoping I might read messages contained in it by evaluating (setq gnus-select-method '(nnnil "") gnus-secondary-select-...
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Send multiple emails using Gnus?

I want to send multiple emails from Gnus. I have over 1000 addresses. I have found a great solution here: https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/help-gnu-emacs/2014-04/msg00584.html (defun message-send-...
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Easily open PDF attachments from gnus with pdf-tools?

I seem to remember that I used to be able to press RET on a PDF attachment button in a Gnus article and have it open with pdf-tools. It's not working now, when I press RET I get prompted to save the ...
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Delete multiple emails (articles)

In Gnus, in summary buffer, how would one delete multiple emails (not retire, but actually delete). Deleting singe email (article) is BDEL (or similar), but this doesn't seem to work on any kind of ...
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Gnus Inbox display read and unread emails

I set the .gnus as ;;; package --- gnus ;;; ;;; (setq user-mail-address "abst.proc.do@qq.com" user-full-name "abst.proc.do") (setq gnus-select-method '(nnimap "qq.com" (...
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How to prevent `TAB` from adding a newline for each new address (To/Cc), in Gnus + BBDB?

When I'm adding a comma and a new address at To or Cc or Bcc in Gnus, there is a new line added when completing the address. I end up with: My Address <address@example.com>, Another Address <...
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Auto-add BCC address to notmuch/message-mode messages

I use GNUs for most of my email needs, but also have notmuch for rapid search of my inbox. Trouble is, when I choose a message in that notmuch search, it doesn't open it with gnus but with its own ...
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gnus viewer for attachments

I recently started using gnus to view my emails. Opening attachments is still the most annoying part for me and I am trying to address that. The behaviour I would like is: If the attachment is text-...
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“call-process” hangs and does not launch the program

I’m dipping my toes into reading news with Gnus. I’d like to continue using the same editor as before for composing posts, so I put these forms in my gnus.el: (setq message-tab-body-function 'edit-in-...
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Setting LOCAL aspell dictionary size

How to set local (per buffer) dictionary size used by aspell? [aspell is used by my emacs as "ispell look alike"] It can be set by --size=NN command line option of aspell. I would like to set it via ...
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emacs breaks down text snippet copied from another X Window application

When I select with a mouse a block of text in Firefox or VIM for example, copy it and then try to paste in Emacs, it gets pasted, but unaligned, meaning that beginning of the lines shift away to the ...
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How to fetch new emails in Gnus

I've not used Gnus in a long time, but, if my memory serves, simply opening a group would check for new emails and fetch them. For some reason this doesn't happen anymore... I can, however, tell it ...
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Gnus: Applying splits to old messages

I am migrating my email workflow to gnus. I want to use splitting to keep things organized and for the splits to take effect on the server. I think my splits are working for incoming mail, but I want ...
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How could i read all my unread / new mail from different accounts in one group or topic?

i want to read all my unread /new messages from different IMAP accounts in one Gnus group. As far as i read in the manual, it could be possible with topics or virtual groups. But i do not understand ...
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Encrypt both mail body and attachment with gnus

I'd like to encrypt with gpg some mail messages sent with gnus. When there is no attachment, epa-mail-encrypt works and I get a gpg-encrypted mail message. However, if I add an attachment and then run ...
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How to (mostly) get rid of doc-view?

Since I moved to emacs 25 (25.3.2 at the moment) in every context (org-mode, gnus, latex, browsing url, direct access to file) I access pdf-files in emacs, they are displayed in doc-view. I basically ...